Feb 22, 2013 11:00am PST
groups are lending their support to this idea. arturo santiago joins us live. you just heard city council members and environmentalist groups speaking out on banning styrofoam takeout on restaurants. what are they saying? >> caller: this proposed ordinance that would ban styrofoam food packages took nearly two years. they feel they can finally get it done. environmental groups along with a san jose councilman gathered at the park to pry open a manhole cover in order to access a storm water capture device. this cylinder was installed last summer and has not been yet cleaned out. it filters out garbage from 68 acres of storm water runoff. the idea is to show the advanced amount of polystyrene that can pollute our storm water system. save our shore, california clean water action and save the bay are all speaking out in favor of thf proposed ordinance. they all agree that tough poll sis and regulations are needed to reduce the amount of styrofoam trash that's in the bay area creeks and san francisco bay. >> that plastic and styrofoam are a huge component of trash that ends up in the bay. a lo
Feb 13, 2013 11:00am PST
. >> that neighbor also tells us they believe that he used to be an engineer at a tech company but had not been working for some time. now back out here live outside bashham's residence here on humboldt avenue. the homes around here were evacuated when they found the bombmaking material and during the detonation of that material. but the residents have been allowed back home. everyone within this neighborhood is here. they're allowed to be here. right now they say there is no danger. they just want to go back inside and make sure there's nothing they might have missed last night. reporting live in santa clara, bob redell, nbc bay area news. >>> the aclu is making serious accusations against the fbi for a plan in oakland. he was arrested at a bank of america. he's accused of trying to detonate a bomb he put together with an undercover fbi agent posing as an accomplice, but the aclu is crying foul. the organization says more frequently in terrorist sting operations the fbi not only puts vast majority of that bomb together, it says the agency creates the plots where the bomb will be used. >> they'